Ocean Mapping (Graduate Certificate)


The program goal is to provide advanced graduate training to working professionals in the area of ocean mapping. These professionals will come from a variety of backgrounds ranging from earth science, geology, and biology to engineering. The graduate certificate in ocean mapping is awarded for completion of the core courses and associated practicum. The graduate certificate program fulfills the Category A International Federation of Surveyors/International Hydrographic Organization/International Cartographic Association (FIG/IHO/ICA) Standards of Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors.

For more information, please visit the ocean mapping website or contact the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center at info@ccom.unh.edu.


Please visit the Graduate School website for instructions about applying to the certificate program.

Certificate Requirements

ESCI/OE 871Geodesy and Positioning for Ocean Mapping4
ESCI 872Applied Tools for Ocean Mapping2
ESCI/OE 874Integrated Seabed Mapping Systems4
ESCI/OE 875Advanced Topics in Ocean Mapping4
ESCI 896Topics (for the optional Remote Sensing specialty)3
ESCI 972Hydrographic Field Course4
MATH 896Topics in Mathematics and Statistics3
Seamanship and Marine Weather for Ocean Engineers and Scientists
Total Credits24